17 Apr 2024
documentary
Culture Festivals Movies

Documentary films are booming!

Documentary films are experiencing a renaissance, shedding their once-elitist image to become a booming market that captivates audiences worldwide. The surge in demand for real-life stories has propelled the documentary feature market into the mainstream, with streaming platforms playing a pivotal role in broadening their appeal. These thrilling and emotionally charged narratives often rival the […]

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Community Dating Expat Dating Lifestyle

Let’s talk about dating!

I have had the pleasure of talking to a documentary film director, journalist and woman of many talents, Monika Lipanovich. We decided to grab a coffee in the still-summery atmosphere of Stockholm and talk about her up-and-coming Dating project. So, Monika, tell me what is your film about, dating as a topic can be very […]

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Culture Festivals Movies

Tiny Tempo – a documentary festival for the younger public

Tiny Tempo, a youth and children’s documentary festival, will premiere in September. The festival takes place 15 – 19 September and offers both school screenings and public screenings at the cinemas Zita and Skärisbiografen. The festival is organised by Tempo Documentary Festival, which earlier this year arranged its 22nd edition for audiences over 15 years. […]

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Community Extraordinary Expats Featured Videos

Dreaming of Fagersta – Alma’s dream of leaving Mexico for Sweden becomes a documentary

“Drömmen om Fagersta – Dreaming of Fagersta” is a documentary made by Alma Paz, a Mexican student, in which she tells the story of how a first contact with Swedish music – more specifically the post-punk rock of  The Hives – got her to start taking Swedish lessons at home in Mexico City and later […]

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Culture Movies Videos

Video interview: Daresha Kyi, co-director of Chavela at Stockholm Film Festival

Daresha Kyi visited Stockholm to present Chavela, a documentary she co-directed in partnership with Catherine Gund. Chavela marks Kyi’s comeback as a film director and not only that, Chavela has also left an indelible mark in her spirit. In this interview Daresha Kyi talks about the journey of making Chavela, how Chavela Vargas herself has become […]

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